Andrea Gillus

Owner and Managing Partner

North Carolina

Originally from Detroit, MI and Emporia, VA, Andrea received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Hampton University in Hampton, VA. She also received her Project Management Plus Certification through Central Piedmont Community College as well as a Leadership Charlotte Graduate.

A failure to plan is a plan for failure.

Andrea started her professional accounting career as a Senior Audit Associate with Coopers & Lybrand, in New York, NY, supervising audit associates assigned to engagements. She evaluated client internal controls and processes to identify performance improvement opportunities and prepared recommendations for resolution of weaknesses.

  • Chief Financial Officer, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Winston Salem, NC
  • Executive Director of Budget Development and Operations, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, NC.
  • Senior Audit Associate, Coopers & Lybrand, New York, NY.
  • Assistant Controller, Wilke Rodriguez, New York, NY.

Now, Andrea brings over 25 plus years of Accounting, Senior Financial Management, streamlining processes to improve production and reduce costs. This includes experience developing, forecasting, managing, and executing $1.6B budget for North Carolina's 2nd largest school system.